I recently stumbled across a Swap Interest thread proposing the idea of a Dreamcatcher Swap. It had been kicking around for a while, but had never gotten off the ground. I had never tried my hand at making a Dreamcatcher, and clearly I must MAKE ALL THE CRAFTS. So, I started by organizing the Dreamcatcher Swap
, which is currently in Sign Ups. But in the mean time I was feeling all creative and I couldn't wait the few weeks until partnering happens, so I made a practice one this weekend. All in all, I'm pretty darn happy with how it came out.
Here's a detail shot of the drops in the center. An amethyst for pleasant dreams and a swarovski crystal heart. The beads in the net are 4mm fire-polished Czech glass.
Here's a detail shot of the feather drops. The beads are stone, ceramic, Czech glass, and metal. The blue glass leaves were sent to me in a bead swap here on Craftster, and the dark purple stones are slices of agate.
The bright turquoise looks great against the plum purple wall of my studio, but I think it might bet moved to the guest bathroom right next door, which has a turquoise, grey and purple color scheme and a rather peaceful vibe going on.